Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Grab your skates (or watch the pros on the ice), head to a show, or start your holiday shopping this weekend in and around Providence.

 Friday, November 20: 

Alex and Ani City Center Ice Skating 2015 Opening Day! 
It's time to welcome back a Providence tradition. The Alex and Ani City Center will officially kick off its ice skating season on November 20. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., join the city of Providence as ice skating officially begins and skate your way into the holidays.

Providence Bruins vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms
And for some more fun on the ice, head to the Dunkin' Donuts Center to watch the Providence Bruins take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Be one of the first 2,000 fans to arrive and receive a free Dunkin' Donuts mug. A hockey game and free stuff? Sounds like a good night out. Game time starts at 7:05 p.m.

 Saturday, November 21:

"A Christmas Carol" at Trinity Repertory Company
A Rhode Island holiday tradition, Trinity Rep's "A Christmas Carol" tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, and his path to redemption after those three pesky ghosts pay him a visit. Perfect for the whole family. The show runs through December 31.

FirstWorks Presents Cloud Eye Control: Half-Life 
Join FirstWorks at the Columbus Theatre for this East Coast debut. Cloud Eye Control: Half-Life mixes projected animation, theater and music, examining the psychological fallout of global disaster. This performance is sure to stay with you long after you leave the theater.

 Sunday, November 22:

Meet Your Maker
Head to Hope & Main in Warren, RI for Meet Your Maker: A Holiday Marketplace Celebrating All Things Locally Grown, Produced & Handmade. Enjoy artisan foods, hot cider and coffee, live music by Otis Read, kids' crafts, handcrafted goods and much more. This holiday marketplace is great way to kick off your Thanksgiving week.

For a full list of events in the Providence area, check out our events calendar.